Enactus reps share their story in the wake of National Championship win

It was just a couple of days ago that I reached out to Matt Hutchinson, faculty advisor for Enactus Lambton College, who graciously made room in his always busy days to sit down with me and Courtney Neilson, one of about 30 students who is “changing the world” through their generosity and vision. Courtney Neilson and Matt Hutchinson proudly display the 2018 Enactus Championship trophy. Indeed, the Enactus team at Lambton just a few days earlier was named National Champions at the 2018 Enactus National Exposition, which took place in Toronto, beating out 47 other universities and 20 colleges from across the country to take the top spot. The three-day event welcomed more than 1,200 delegates i

Lambton College students win competition for program training African farmers

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/lambton-college-national-award-africa-1.4675612 Lambton College in Sarnia, Ont. has won a national contest for their work in a southern African country after training 30,000 farmers to become more efficient and successful. In addition, the project also included starting up a peanut butter company, building infrastructure for alternative energy, increasing the amount of clean water in the region and building a clinic. One Seed Project The project, called 'One Seed,' earned students the title of Enactus Canada National Champions — a competition that challenges universities and colleges around the world to come up with innovative ideas to help others. We ha

Lambton College wins national research award

For the third year in a row, Lambton College has been recognized with a national Award of Excellence for its research and innovation. The college won the bronze honour for innovation in applied research excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada last month in Victoria, BC. During the 2016-17 fiscal year, Lambton was involved in 211 research projects in collaboration with 223 partners, which engaged more than 260 students, graduates, faculty, staff and adjunct researchers.

Congratulations to 2018 Enactus Canada National Champions, Lambton College!

See you at #EnactusWorldCup this October in Silicon Valley! With an estimated attendance of 1480 and 67 teams competing for the championship, the Enactus Canada Nationals featured competition, collaboration and celebration! Highlights of the event included special competitions for Student Entrepreneur, HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow and four Project Accelerators—ScotiaBank EcoLiving Green Challenge, ScotiaBank Youth Empowerment Challenge, Capital One Financial Education Challenge and TD Entrepreneurship Challenge. The opening ceremony kicked off with keynote speaker Anthony Lacavera, Founder and Chairman of Globalive Capital. National competitions come with a lot of stress, and Enactus Canada

Local Enactus team advances to World Cup event that takes place this fall

Lambton College students who are empowering farmers in Zambia through their project, Hippy Peanut Butter, have been named the 2018 Enactus National Champion by the country’s largest experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, and a 60 person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs, for their ability to enable social, environmental and economic progress through entrepreneurial action. Hippy Peanut Butter has provided local farmers with access to a new peanut butter production facility and a sellable product that helps combat malnutrition in the Zambian community. Enactus Lambton’s Hippy Peanut Butter has helped Zambian farmers earn $6,000 per hectare and thanks to a new partnership w

LAMBTON COLLEGE STUDENTS RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY FOR HIPPY PEANUT BUTTER

STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR TEAM WILL REPRESENT CANADA AT ENACTUS WORLD CUP 2018 IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (TORONTO) 17 May 2018: – Lambton College students who are empowering farmers in Zambia through their project, Hippy Peanut Butter, have been named the 2018 Enactus National Champion by the country’s largest experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, and a 60 person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs, for their ability to enable social, environmental and economic progress through entrepreneurial action. Hippy Peanut Butter has provided local farmers with access to a new peanut butter production facility and a sellable product that helps combat malnutrition in the Zambian community

Lambton College Represented At National Competition

Lambton College is competing at the Enactus Canada National Exposition this week. The Enactus Lambton team claimed a series of titles at the 2018 regional exposition in Mississauga this past March. College President Judith Morris says they took the top spot in two matchups and were awarded first runner-up in the other two. “So, we’re going in with two wins, one in entrepreneurship and one in financial literacy and that allows you to then compete in the bigger competition, which means you can get to the national stage,” says Morris. “In the regional championships we have won five out of the six years and we’ve only been in the competition for six years, so, we’ve done extremely well.” Morris

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